The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SQL 119 81 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.04% 12.76% 14.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.90% 37.50% 50.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 33
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£325 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £439 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +16.36%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
284 216 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.59% 34.02% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 145 72
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £26.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.61% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £18.18 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.43 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 87 £318 -9.28% 16
Newport -13 13 £463 +6.93% 6
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Bridgend +6 3 £400 +3.22% 4
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 63 (26.58%) PL/SQL
3 61 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (23.63%) Oracle
5 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
6 49 (20.68%) .NET
7 47 (19.83%) C#
7 47 (19.83%) Security Cleared
8 43 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (16.03%) SC Cleared
10 38 (16.03%) Java
10 38 (16.03%) T-SQL
11 36 (15.19%) ETL
11 36 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 34 (14.35%) XML
13 30 (12.66%) Oracle Database
14 29 (12.24%) Oracle9i Database
15 28 (11.81%) UNIX
16 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET
17 26 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
18 24 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (9.70%) Windows
20 22 (9.28%) MS Excel
21 21 (8.86%) Unit Testing
21 21 (8.86%) SOAP
21 21 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
21 21 (8.86%) MicroStrategy
21 21 (8.86%) Migration
21 21 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.22%) SAS
2 10 (4.22%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.69%) OpenROAD
4 4 (1.69%) Lync
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.27%) CMS
6 2 (0.84%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) WildFly
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 22 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.42%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) SaaS
2 4 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) SAN
2 4 (1.69%) Network Security
3 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.27%) NAS
3 3 (1.27%) Intranet
3 3 (1.27%) MPLS
3 3 (1.27%) LAN
3 3 (1.27%) WAN
3 3 (1.27%) Wireless
3 3 (1.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.84%) SNMP
5 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.71%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (12.66%) Oracle Database
6 29 (12.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 24 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (8.86%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (8.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (5.06%) MongoDB
12 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (4.64%) MS Access
13 10 (4.22%) DB2
13 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
14 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (3.38%) RDBMS
15 6 (2.53%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (5.91%) Visual Studio
2 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (4.64%) Maven
4 8 (3.38%) Toad
4 8 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.95%) JUnit
6 6 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.27%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.27%) Ant
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.27%) Selenium
8 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.42%) Hudson
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.42%) JDeveloper
General
1 15 (6.33%) Finance
2 7 (2.95%) Legal
3 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Back Office
4 4 (1.69%) Publishing
5 3 (1.27%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (57.38%) Developer
2 36 (15.19%) Analyst
3 31 (13.08%) SQL Developer
4 22 (9.28%) AWS Developer
5 21 (8.86%) DBA
6 19 (8.02%) Tester
7 18 (7.59%) SQL DBA
8 16 (6.75%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.33%) .NET Developer
9 15 (6.33%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.22%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.22%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (4.22%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Administrator
11 9 (3.80%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Microstrategy Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Server Administrator
12 8 (3.38%) Database Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.38%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.68%) .NET
2 34 (14.35%) XML
3 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.86%) SOAP
5 19 (8.02%) Web Services
5 19 (8.02%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.59%) RESTful
7 15 (6.33%) WCF
7 15 (6.33%) jQuery
8 12 (5.06%) HTML
9 11 (4.64%) Mojolicious
9 11 (4.64%) CSS
10 10 (4.22%) Entity Framework
10 10 (4.22%) OAuth
10 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (3.80%) LINQ
11 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (3.80%) Spring
11 9 (3.80%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) NHS
2 15 (6.33%) Clustering
3 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.64%) Replication
5 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.53%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.69%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) AS400
9 1 (0.42%) iSeries
9 1 (0.42%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.81%) UNIX
2 23 (9.70%) Windows
3 8 (3.38%) Linux
4 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.69%) AIX
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.19%) ETL
3 26 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (8.86%) Migration
4 21 (8.86%) Unit Testing
5 20 (8.44%) TDD
6 18 (7.59%) CRM
7 16 (6.75%) Scrum
7 16 (6.75%) Data Migration
7 16 (6.75%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (5.91%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.49%) Automated Testing
10 12 (5.06%) MVC
10 12 (5.06%) ITIL
11 11 (4.64%) OO
11 11 (4.64%) Analytics
12 10 (4.22%) Waterfall
12 10 (4.22%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.95%) UML
13 7 (2.95%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.58%) PL/SQL
2 47 (19.83%) C#
3 38 (16.03%) Java
3 38 (16.03%) T-SQL
4 18 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.49%) Scala
6 11 (4.64%) Perl
7 5 (2.11%) C
8 4 (1.69%) VBA
9 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.84%) C++
11 1 (0.42%) COBOL
11 1 (0.42%) RPG
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.42%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 47 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.22%) Degree
4 7 (2.95%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.53%) ISEB
6 5 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.69%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.27%) MCITP
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CISA
9 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.42%) COSO
3 1 (0.42%) COBIT
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.27%) Windows Intune
2 3 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.84%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.84%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (23.63%) Oracle
2 53 (22.36%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.86%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (4.22%) Teradata
5 7 (2.95%) HP
5 7 (2.95%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.27%) Juniper
7 3 (1.27%) SAP
7 3 (1.27%) Cognos
7 3 (1.27%) Cisco
8 2 (0.84%) BMC
8 2 (0.84%) OpenText
9 1 (0.42%) Sage
9 1 (0.42%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.42%) Capita
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.42%) Siebel
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CPS Group
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CPS Group
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Posted: 13 days ago